Soulja Boy has reportedly been arrested earlier today (18.10.11) on suspicion of drugs possession.
Soulja Boy has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of drugs possession.
The 21-year-old rapper was detained by police in Temple, Georgia, this morning (18.10.11) when the officials discovered drugs, weapons and money in a vehicle he was travelling in with four other people.
According to gossip website TMZ.com, police found a "substantial amount" of marijuana and money inside the car that came to the value of around $70,000.
The officials - who are thought to have originally pulled the vehicle over for a traffic violation before discovering the drugs - are investigating whether the 'Crank That' hitmaker or his travelling companions were in possession of licences for the weapons.
It is not the first time Soulja Boy - whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way - has been in trouble with police. He was arrested in 2009 and charged with obstruction after an incident at a video shoot in Georgia.
The rapper - who is working on his fourth studio album 'Respect My Hustle' - shot to fame in 2007 when his single 'Crank That' reached number one.
Soulja Boy's recent arrest comes as a DVD of 'Soulja Boy: The Movie' was released today.